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broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> developing news now at 11:00. a massive earthquake 6,000 miles away from california has triggered a tsunami advisory along the state's coastline. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz. chile's president said at least five people died in the 8.3 earthquake. it hit off the coast. >> now we are getting new images of damaged homes and lots of debris and the ceilings have collapsed. the strong aftershocks have hit, the strongest so far is 7.0 which is a sizable earthquake. inside stores is a lot of broken glass after things fell off the shelves. they are told to evacuate the coastal areas. the streets are flooded as the cars are trying to get out. >> the quake has triggered a tsunami advisory from southern california to the central is is a look at huntington
beach in orange county. strong waves could hit in a few hours. >> now for the latest on the sue pho me advisory we president -- on the tsunami advisory, let's check in with sandhya patel. >> let's take a look at the earthquake and just how powerful the waves that have been generated all the way from the chile coast owl toward the pacific. it is across the pacific and in a northwesterly fashion. that's where the strongest energy has gone. this is what is prompting the tsunami varies re. they are not expecting a major tsunami or major waves. it is certainly possible that a series of dangerous waves many hours after the arrival time may actually occur. the first may not be the largest which is why there is concern. the tsunami advisory is not for the bay area, but for raged point to san san onofre state beach. it arrives at 4:46 a.m. the best advice is get off the beaches and out of the harbors and the marinas.
in santa cruz we are expected to find the first in the morning. estimated height is .4 feet. the last tsunami that hit was march 11 of 2011. live doppler 7hd is tracking left over clouds near the valley fire zone where the temperature is cool and the humidity remains up and the winds are not as gusty. the rainfall in the fire zone has been helpful to the firefighters. anywhere from .091 -- to .001 of an inch. i will let you know if the wet weather will stick around for your morning commute. dan and ama? >> thank you, sandhya. >> as sandhya mentioned, waves are expected to arrive in santa cruz early tomorrow morning. >> let's check in with alan wang who is there live. >> hi, ama and dan. it is cold out here now.
people in the santa cruz harbor are aware of the tsunami advisory that went out earlier today. the advisory only goes as far as san luis obispo where they could see a surge as high as three feet. we can see the surge rise half a foot which doesn't seem like much, but the boat owners know that just a small surge can cause serious damage. it can slam you against the dock. if it was strong it can break a line. it can slam you into another boat i guess. now back in march of 20011 a sue gnaw -- tsunami traveled and rocked the santa cruz harbor. that series of surges caused about $14 million. if we see if i affects of the earthquake it will happen around 5:00 a.m. reporting live from the santa cruz harbor, i'm alan wang,
abc7 fuse. >> alan, thanks. the abc7 morning news, we will have the latest on the sue gnaw mooy advisory. we will have the latest on the tsunami advisory. we will have the latest on the bay area. >> taking a live look from the emeryville camera. tonight smoke from the massive valley fire could drift into the bay area tomorrow. the warning is coming from the bay area air quality management district. >> and we are getting a new look at the damage that has been done. cornell? >> dan and ama, evacuees dealt with the rain as best as they could. firefighters were very happy to see the rain. new destruction by the valley fire is just now being discovered. it is so hard to see all of the devastation and the fire damage. >> the owner is seeing up close the landmark hoberg's
resort that was on cobb mountain after the valley fire moved through. the history of the place, been here since 1885. it was a historical landmark that can never be replaced. >> a chim is all that's left of the big ballroom where big bands played in the 30s and 40s. the resort employed up to 100 people. >> they had so many terrific memories. >> a soaking rain was a welcome sight to the firefighters. mother nature is cutting them a break. >> the weather has actually helped us significantly to be able to assist the firefighters in gaining additional containment. >> but hot summer weather returns this weekend which could spell trouble. >> we are still not out of the woods. >> evacuees were taking the rain in stride. grace bowman shows us the new donated blanket she will get to her granddaughter. she lost her home and is now looking toward the future.
>> you think you lose your whole life because everything burns up. i just don't have the burden of carrying the rest of the stuff around with me. >> grace is remarkable and resilient along with other evacuees just waiting to restart their lives. in calistoga, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> courageous people. you can download the abc7 news app for the latest updates on the valley fire. just allow the push alerts to get the newest information. the app is available for smartphones and the apple watch. breaking news on the san mateo bridge where a search is underway for a missing person under a bridge. this happened around 10:00. it was over an hour ago. the coast guard and the chp and san mateo fire department are involved in the search. two eastbound lanes are now blocked, but traffic is moving. we will follow the story, of course, and get breaking alerts anytime. follow us on twitter at abc7 news bay area. >> now to debate night in america.
for more than three hours tonight the gop candidates for president sparred at the reagan presidential library in simi valley. they tell us about the moment between donald trump and the former hp-ceo. >> first of all carly fiorina shouldn't be on this stage. >> it was immediate. >> his visceral response to attack people on their appearance, short, tall, fat, ugly. my goodness, that happened in junior high. >> i never attacked him on his look, and believe me there is plenty of subject matter right there. >> it was clearly the main target in the second debate. >> we are not talking real issues. and mr. trump, we don't need an apprentice in the white house. >> he wonka -- he wanted casino glam belying. >> if i wanted it i would have gotten it.
>> more energy i like that. >> in the latest national poll dr. ben carson has surged into second place. >> i in to way am willing to get into bed with special interest groups. >> they have different groups on immigration. >> you are taking advantage of the american people. it is time for you to go. i am the only candidate on this stage that has they ever supported amnesty. >> and carly fiorina was asked about her in rolling stone when he said look at that face. would anyone vote for that. >> i think women heard all over the country heard what mr. trump said. >> i think she has a beautiful face and i think she is a beautiful woman. >> it is clear the debate was a make or break moment for those at the bottom of the poll. they were often seen talking over each other and fighting for any extra minute they could get on stage. abc news, simi valley, california. >> carly fiorina is the winner of tonight's debate when it comes to twitter at least.
social analytics company brand watch says there were thousands of mentions about the former hp-ceo and three quarters of those were positive. >> more than 100 people gathered in san francisco tonight to watch the debate. >> katie has their reactions to what the candidates had to say. >> donald trump knows how to get a rise out of people. one san francisco republican says trump is getting something out of the other candidates. >> they are all upping their game. upping their game in some respect because they don't get why trump is doing so well. >> he is not the only one who saw change across the board. >> they have all proved powerful this evening. >> for many it was carly fiorina who flexed her muscles. >> i did like her somewhat, but more so tonight. >> she is very, very tight with her responses. when the moderator tries to cut her off, she is not going
to be cutoff. so she has -- she is doing very, very well. >> fiorina even caught the ear of the democrats with this. >> here in this nation they are filled with the possibilities of their god given gifts. >> her answer to the question gave me the only -- it gave me the only inspirational feeling that i felt during the whole debate. >> high praise, but it doesn't mean he will vote republican. abc7 news. >> abc7 news at 11:00 continues. you know the saying neither snow nor rain nor heat nor glom will stop the -- nor gloom will stop the wildfires. >> and placing blame on the deadly boutte fire. now the blame is focused on pg&e. and a clock making teenager arrested for his home advice. >> first here is a look at what is coming up on "jimmy kimmel live" right after the news at 11:00. >> here is a preview of the tv
>> novato, oakland, sunnyvale and all of the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> let's go back to the valley fire for a few moments. hundreds of people affected by the flames are still staying in shelters and they will booy for some time. and they will be for some time. they explain that volunteers are doing their best to make at least one shelter in clear lake oaks feel a little more like home. >> the moose lodge in clear lake oaks is a tent city. nearly everyone here has lost their home or had to leave it. >> i just see it as a fresh start. >> he says most of the
clothing he is wearing was donated. there are so many donations that they have over flowed to a back parking lot. he donated food for for00 -- for 400 people. >> we have salads and pastas. >> in addition to clothing and food donations there are a number of volunteers including nurses and a chiropractor and even an ago few puncturist. >> this right now is putting smiles on my face and started to relax me a little bit. >> some came here for a warm meal and company. >> i feel fortunate, but when i left i was ready to lose my home. i could sense the voraciousness of the fire. >> hopefully we will be back soon as soon as they restore power and the roads are open. >> the postal workers will bring the mail to shelters
like the moose lodge. >> we ban together for anything that happens and especially for something like this. >> it is all about making the possibly now without a home feel at home. and forget their troubles. even if it is just for a few moments. in clear lake oaks, abc7 news. >> two people are now confirmed dead in the massive boutte fire. he identified one of them as 60 sick-year-old mark mccloud. the second man has not been identified. in the meantime cal fire is looking into whether a tree may have come into contact with a pg&e power line. they are cooperating fully and so far the fire has burned 233 homes. it is 40% contained. and abc7 is partnering with the red cross to support life saving disaster release for those affected by the western states. that includes the two massive fires in northern california. people have been very generous.
call our give where you live hotline and they donated 58,965. >> that is fantastic. and it is not too late to donate. you you can visit our website for more information on how you can give where you live. if you want to donate $10 right away, simple. text the word "red cross" to 90999. that's simple. >> easy to do and a big difference. it is time to turn to our weather. it is damp. >> sandhya patel is tracking the rain. >> yeah, dan and ama. it was wonderful to see some rain especially in the valley fire area. as you look at live doppler 7hd it was a quieter picture. we are still tracking showers on the peninsula between woodside and heading down toward portolla valley. they are getting a little on the wet side. as we look at a wider view we had the showers come through this afternoon and this evening. it is primarily focused in the north bay. and we have even seen snow.
i know it is september. it is still summer. believe it or not there was some high elevation snow in the sierra nevada. it is not falling at lake level. blue canyon has not been getting any snow. as we look at the rainfall totals they are varying from trace amounts like livermore and concord to almost just over an inch and a half at mount saint huh lena to half an inch. .20 in napa. san francisco and oakland .01. san jose zero. so you didn't measure and half moon bay .20 of an inch. often they are missed in the early stages when we are in the middle of late summer and fall for rainfall. the temperatures right now mainly in the 60s. we do have some 50s in the north bay. the cloud cover and the moisture in the air are holding the numbers up. looking toward san francisco the showers will end early in the morning. the heat returns for the
upcoming weekend. satellite-radar shows the cold front coming through and it brought us the wet weather and it helped the firefighters and really this adds a little more moisture. that helps from a fire perspective even if you are in the fourth year of the drought. you can see that when the cold front pushes through. still slick roadways and 5:00 a.m. we are tracking a few drops and the sun breaks through and there will be a few lingering clouds for late morning and early afternoon. look out for the slick spots. dress in layers and you may need the extra layer. it will start in the 50s on the cool side. in the afternoon do break out the shades. you will see the sun. the temperatures will rise warmer than today. 70 in san francisco and 74 in oakland. 79 in santa rosa. inland east bay, 81 concord and 802 livermore. san jose 77. santa cruz 78. accu-weather seven-day forecast, we are going to turn up the heat on friday. it is a little warmer.
upper 60s to the upper 80s. the heat comes over the weekend. mid90s to the low 100's inland. 90s around the bay. 70s at the coastline. it is really beach weather over the weekend. and then the temperatures will come down slightly on monday. you have to wait until tuesday and wednesday to see the 60s to 80s range. for the time being it is great to see the rain. let's hope this repeats all fall and winter long. fall and winter long. >> thanks, sandhya. my constipation ...feel like a raging storm. i've tried laxatives... ... but my symptoms keep returning.
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deetz and great to see him start again. cody like zito called up from nashville. two calls from carlos sanchez. more from jose abreu. the sox scored six runs if the fourth and this game was over really early. a good night for ice cream and beer. every night is a perfect night for ice cream and beer. his 12th of the year and the a's lose. giants and reds and the former giant andres torres. nice hitting by buster posey there. in left field and bringing in alejandro. jake peavy got a little help from his friends. a sinking liner to right. and he makes the play. bottom of the third and triples alley. here we come. the same man. bird knocks in brandon belt. it is a 3-0 genet lead.
we saw him pinch hitting last night. this is his first homerun since 2006. they win it 5-3 and are seven and a halfback with the wild card. sounds like derrick car will be go to go with the raiders hosting the ravens. they had that problems and he said his thumb is not 100%. he was injured against the bengals and he couldn't return because he was in too much pain. he couldn't hold on to the ball. and he is not going to be stiff arming tacklers. >> in the still of of the moment we needed a first down. we love why you did it and what you are trying to do, but don't do it again. it is hard to draw that line. i have to be smart for the team's sake. it is just to protect us and just get down and we'll live to play the next play instead of not being able to come back.
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